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South Ripley, Switzerland County Have Top Administrators

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 1:35pm EST

A couple area school administrators are earning some hardware for a job well done.


Salvation Army Bellringer Finds More Than Change In Red Kettle

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 12:59pm EST

Either somebody was trying to be very generous, or they made a big mistake.


Law "Singling Out" Indiana Abortion Clinic Ruled Unconstitutional

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 12:34pm EST

Supporters of women's reproductive rights call it a victory, but the Indiana Attorney General's Office says it is reviewing a federal judge's ruling that an abortion law is unconstitutional.

State Representatives Jud McMillin (left) and Randy Frye.

SEI House Members, Here Are Your Assignments

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 11:32am EST

Local state representatives have received their committee assignments for the 2015 session, showing a growing influence for the area in the state legislature.


Lauren Hill Sets New DIPG Fundraising Goal: $1 Million

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 10:59am EST

A letter or a donation would be a great present for Lauren Hill.


Coroner IDs Teen In Florence Motel Shootout

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 9:54am EST

The name of the teen involved in a shootout with a Florence police officer earlier this week has been released.


Pence Has Legislative Wish That Could Remove Ritz As SBOE Chair; Dissolves CECI

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 9:23am EST

Republican Indiana Governor Mike Pence is signing an executive order to dissolve the agency he created last year that has been at odds with Democrat State Superintendent Glenda Ritz.


BREAKING: Wreck, Broken Down Semi Close US 50

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 8:45am EST

U.S. 50 at the Versailles State Park entrance has been closed due to a combination of traffic issues.


40 Year Sentence For Franklin Co. Ponzi Scheme Partner

Posted On December 05, 2014 at 8:35am EST

Jerry Smith, the Brookville man who was a partner in a multi-million dollar tri-state Ponzi scheme, is getting more prison time.


Indiana To Become Part Of Lawsuit Against President's Executive Order

Posted On December 04, 2014 at 10:11am EST

Indiana is joining a 17-state coalition in suing to have President Barack Obama's recent executive action on immigration ruled unconstitutional.